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Thursday 25 August 2016


 Local Bodiless?
Posted in: Comment  24th August 2016
When it comes to local politics, are LGBTI New Zealanders blase and apathetic?


 Marriage Equality: Australia's Slow Motion War
Posted in: Comment  23rd August 2016
Three years after New Zealand legislated for marriage equality and attendant inclusive adoption reform, Australia may not get there until after February 2017.


 Hamilton Pride: The events
Posted in: Entertainment  22nd August 2016
Get the low-down on all of the events happening for this year's Hamilton Pride.


 PrEP and Medicine Regulation
Posted in: Health & HIV  22nd August 2016
In the United Kingdom and Australia, the vexed question of Truvada/PrEP access has become a fraught and complex issue. Let's clarify it in this article.


 Review: Mating in Captivity
Posted in: Performance  19th August 2016
Sex, sexuality and "butt-stuff"


 The Māori, Indigenous & South Pacific HIV & AIDS Foundation
Posted in: Our Communities  18th August 2016
The importance of winning the Red Ribbon Award and highlighting the specific issues faced by Māori and Pasifika people who contract HIV.


 Indonesia: Getting Darker...
Posted in: Comment  18th August 2016
When I last wrote about Indonesia in March 2016, it was obvious that there was a major 'moral panic' underway against LGBT Indonesians. Several months later, the situation still has not improved.


 Untold stories of war, pt2
Posted in: Entertainment  16th August 2016
In the second part of our interview with filmmaker Welby Ings, he talks about his unique process of film-making, evident in his new project Sparrow.


 P&R: Uganda's Pride Assault
Posted in: Comment  16th August 2016
Uganda is back in the international LGBT news spotlight. This time, however, it is attributable to the actions of its national police force and not its president or hardline religious social conservative legislature.


 Unlucky Number's Three
Posted in: Comment  15th August 2016


 Review: GALS The Full Catastrophe
Posted in: Performance  15th August 2016
Something rather good has happened at GALS. After losing their long-time musical director/conductor the choir seems to have seized the opportunity to boldly opt for a new approach. Full steam ahead!


 Untold stories of war, pt1
Posted in: Entertainment  13th August 2016
Filmmaker Welby Ings' latest project is based on the true story of a psychiatric hospital for the rest of his life. Ings talks about the importance of telling queer stories.


 GALS' The Full Catastrophe
Posted in: Entertainment  12th August 2016
Auckland's GALS choir hits the stage tomorrow afternoon in a concert titled The Full Catastrophe. Co-chair David Reeves says there'll be guest singers and they're trying out a new venue.


 30 Years on Food for Thought
Posted in: Our Communities  11th August 2016
Transgender people are still denied the same rights that the LGB people are celebrating; ok the suggestion by the Attorney General that our rights are included on the grounds of sex is but a failure of the NZ Government to address the issue, the question might be asked is why.


 Get ready to party - Family Bar turns 11!
Posted in: Entertainment  11th August 2016
Auckland’s LGBTI nightlife institution, Family Bar, is celebrating its eleventh birthday this weekend with a birthday spectacular.